MOA Visual + Material Culture Seminar Series

This interdisciplinary seminar series is for anyone with interests in visual and material culture across different departments at UBC and beyond. The seminar provides an opportunity to share research and exchange ideas. Participation is free, but registration is required (links below).


September 17, 2020: Utsukushiki Okori: Seeing Red in Ninagawa Mika’s Cinema of Extremes” with Colleen Laird, Assistant Professor of Japanese Film and Popular Culture, Department of Asian Studies, UBC.

October 1, 2020: The Material Evidence for Greek Drama on the Island of Euboea” with Justin Dwyer, PhD candidate, Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies, UBC.

October 15, 2020: The Remains of Artistic Praxis: the posters, programs and scripts of Kishida Rio” with Colleen Lanki, PhD candiate, Department of Theatre and Film, UBC.

October 29, 2020 ‘“Out of Waste and Water”: The South African Mining Landscapes of David Goldblatt‘ with Daniela Perez, PhD candidate, Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, UBC.

November 12, 2020: The Invisibility of Women: Women’s Contributions in Punjabi Theatre” with Ranbir Johal, Faculty, Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

November 26, 2020: “Mapping the City: Public Histories and the Shifting Landscape of Vancouver” with Caitlin Gordon-Walker, Honorary research associate and sessional instructor, Department of Anthropology, UBC.